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UK Treasury could have raised £3bn more in 4G auction

According to Ofcom's figures, the Treasury could have raised billions more for the 4G spectrum bands it flogged to the networks.

By March 16, 2013

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IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014

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Making Benjamins by the millions

At the Western Currency Facility, the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing makes millions of dollars worth of $100 bills every day. CNET Road Trip 2014 got hands-on with the money.

By August 13, 2014

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Driverless cars to hit UK roads in January

The UK government has approved trials of self-driving cars on public roads next year.

By July 30, 2014

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'Bitcoin Isle' might be next on Jersey's docket

The self-regulated island in the English Channel wants to be a leader in accepting Bitcoin.

By June 23, 2014

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Powdered alcohol approved (hiccup or hooray?)

In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks. And yes, you just add water.

By April 21, 2014

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Mt. Gox reportedly dumps rebuilding plans in favor of liquidation

Shuttered Bitcoin exchange has asked a Tokyo court for permission to liquidate, citing the complexities in such a rehabilitation process, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By April 15, 2014

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Bitcoin to get sales tax in US?

Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, an ardent Bitcoin supporter, plans to introduce a bill that could change the way the IRS handles virtual currencies.

By April 8, 2014

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Apple, Microsoft among firms earning tax-free interest from US -- report

The companies, along with Google and Cisco, own a collected $124 billion in US Treasury debt offshore, allowing them to collect tax-free interest.

By March 13, 2014

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Congressman: If we ban Bitcoin, let's ban dollar bills too

"The dollar bill market has been extremely susceptible to forgers, tax fraud, criminal cartels, and armed robbers stealing millions of dollars from their legitimate owners," Rep. Jared Polis writes to federal regulators.

By March 5, 2014